Fejervarya manoharani Garg and Biju, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Fejervarya > Species: Fejervarya manoharani

Fejervarya manoharani Garg and Biju, 2017, Zootaxa, 4277: 478. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC/V/A/945, by original designation. Type locality: "Chathankod-Bonnacaud (0840’24.0’’N 7709’12.25’’E, 460 m asl), Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala state, India". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:D9AF4ACC-6820-44EA-8A06-79DA7E39DAB7 

English Names

Manoharan’s Burrowing Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Agasthyamala hills, south of both the Palghat gap and Shencottah gap in the Western Ghats state of Kerala, southern India.  

Comment

In the Fejervarya rufescens group according to the original publication. Kiran, Anoop, Sivakumar, Dinesh, Mano, Deuti, and George, 2017, Zootaxa, 4277: 491–502, reported a second locality in the Agasthyamala Hills and described its complete mitochondrial genome. 

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